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Azure Data Lakes

The Data-lake is basically a large repository of data for 'big data' analytic workloads, held in its original format. The Azure Data Lake adds Data Lake Analytics, and Azure HDInsight. Although the tools are there for Big Data Analysis, it will require new skills to use, and a heightened attention to Data Governance if it is to appeal to the average enterprise. Rob Sheldon takes a look.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/12/21 | Category: azure
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A Skills Roadmap for DBAs in the Cloud Era

Cloud computing is on the move. Slowly but surely, businesses are transitioning more and more key pieces of infrastructure to the cloud in order to take advantage of cost, flexibility and agility benefits. And databases, the heart and soul of all applications, are the most critical component of this transition. Gerardo Dada explores the topic.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/11/02 | Source: Database Journal | Category: cloud
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Deploying tech to the cloud

There is a world of difference between technology originating in or designed for the cloud and technology that predates but can run in the cloud.  Read more...
By David Poole 2015/10/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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OpenStack: The Good and Not-So-Good Bits

OpenStack holds a great deal of promise as a cloud platform built on open standards, and has support from the major players in cloud services. It has the potential for allowing organisations to set up their own private cloud services that are designed to inter-operate. Is it ready yet for companies that want the convenience of cloud solutions, but with more control, and without the large subscription fees? Robert Sheldon finds out.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/09/24 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: openstack
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How Safe is Cloud Storage?

As more and more companies look to the cloud for their data storage needs, the same questions are being asked over and over again: if a security breech were to occur, who would be responsible and how much of a guarantee could the provider give us that our data would be safe from prying eyes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/06/17 | Source: Database Journal | Category: cloud
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The Data Platform Vision

Microsoft published a vision for their data platform and SQL Server recently. Steve Jones has a few thoughts on what this means for you. Hint: it's cloudy.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is it time to move from SQL Azure to Amazon RDS SQL Server?

Amazon RDS SQL Server is the new kid on the block. Is it better than SQL Azure?  Read more...
By Peter Marriott 2012/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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SQL Server Management Studio and SQL Azure

A new article from Steve Moore shows us how to use SQL Server Management Studio with your SQL Azure databases in the cloud.  Read more...
By Steve Moore 2009/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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